Nishtha Chavda


Nishtha Chavda

Neuroscience Major Graduate from UCLA

  • English, Math, Science, Test Prep
  • San Francisco, California
  • Updated 2 years ago
  • April-June 2020
    Instructor at Lantern Academy
    · Tutored Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th grade students 3 times a week in math via Zoom · Designed assessments to analyze students’ learning level and adjusted lesson plans accordingly · Utilized Khan Academy, iXL, and Math is Fun to keep students engaged · Created math variations of Simon Says and Tic Tac Toe so students learned how to apply math concepts with fun games
  • June 2020-Present
    Instructor at Bruin Tutor Network
    · Instruct a 7th grade student in math, science, and English weekly · Ask content-specific questions throughout instruction to test her understanding · Connect new topics to previously learned information so she builds on her knowledge
  • June- September 2015
    Instructor at Mathnasium Math Learning Center
    · Tutored K-12 students one-on-one · Helped students in subjects from simple addition to AP Calculus · Explained concepts in easy to understand language · Effectively trained two new instructors
  • August 2015-June 2019
    B.S. in Neuroscience at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)


Hello! I graduated from UCLA in 2019 and will be attending medical school at the St. Louis University School of Medicine starting in July of this year. I can tutor math, science, and English as well as help out with test prep. I have a lot of tutoring experience in an online platform. When the COVID pandemic started, I tutored elementary school students in math. I designed engaging lesson plans and used unique games to get students excited about learning. I currently tutor a 7th grade student as well, where I ask questions and use examples to help her understand concepts. I always work to create a comfortable environment where tutees feel encouraged in their learning.